Sunday 5 February 2017

Challenge 3 Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes

Good morning crafty friends! Well the last 2 weeks have flown by and it's time for a new challenge and the theme for Challenge 3 is .....

Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes

As always our random winner will receive some fab crafty goodies from Premium Craft Brands and our DT will be choosing their Top 3 picks too. You don't have to use our products to play along so you can use anything you want and let your creativity run wild!!

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Before we check out this weeks inspiration from the DT it's time to announce the winner and Top 3 from Challenge 1. Good old has worked his magic and our lucky winner is ...

5. Christine Ingham

Congratulations Christine! Email us (details in sidebar) quoting your snail mail details and your winners code which is PPWK01001 and we'll get your prize out to you as soon as possible!!

This time around Top 3 honours go to:

17. Sara Emily
22. Jana K
24. Karen P

Well done ladies, your projects were fab-u-lous! Please help yourself to a Top 3 badge for your blogs and we hope to see your beautiful artwork again very soon.

Now back to business and the DT girls have been busy bees making some gorgeous projects to inspire you:

Alysha ~ Hi there this week I have created a card using Polkadoodles Papillon Stamp Set and coloured in with pink Pan Pastel I have used a mask with pan to create the flowers in the background, added ribbon and gems and voilla hope you like. hugs Aly xxx

Terry; I had fun altering a photoframe, the frame is made with Gesso, After the Gesso was dry I played with the Roses stencil with Modelling Paste. I made a couple of layers like this to get some 3D effect. After each layer I worked with the Metallic PanPastel to give my project this "old" look. 
The last layer on the frame that I used was the Gel Medium to seal the Metallic Pans. For the centre of my frame I played with some stencils to create a vintagy background. I worked on the butterflies with Metallic Pans and crackle and another layer of Gel Medium. Last but not least I stamped a sentiment and devided it onto the frame. Would you like to see more pictures, than I suggest you click my name, it will take you to my blog. 

The products that I have been working with are:


Claire I love the Permanent Red PanPastels, they are so rich and vibrant. I've used them to alter this little MDF Toadstool house and added stamping and die cuts from Polkadoodles

Here are links to the products I've used:

We don't really do loads of rules here but we do have a couple so please take note:
1. No back links
2. Only 2 entries to make it fair for everyone
3. The main prize can only be posted to a UK address - if the prize is not claimed within 14 days it will be offered to someone on the Top 3 from the same week.
4. You MUST be a follower of this blog to enter

The challenge will run until 18th February and the winner and top 3 will be announced 
on Sunday 5th March 2017!!

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  1. Very sweet and spring like projects to inspire from the Design Team! Congratulations to Christine, Jana and Karen! Thank you for including my canvas in your Top three picks--I'm so honored!

  2. Dear Dt, thank you so much for choosing my project "Porch" in the TOP 3.
    And lovely DT works!
    Have a nice day, Jana

  3. Thank you for the challenge. Lovely work by the design team.

  4. Thanks for the Top 3 and another awesome challenge! Love the DT creations too xx

  5. Oh, dear me! Where have I been-under a rock??! Thank you for naming my abstract canvas as one of your Top Three! I am so honored! And huge congratulations to Christine, Jana and Karen! Thank you Design Team for the inspiration and challenge this month!


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